JP ONE Releases Atonement To Rave Reviews

JP ONE Releases Atonement To Rave Reviews

Having already released a dozen in projects in the five and a half years I’ve been home, the people have already called Atonement my best work to date. Most people have already given it a “Classic” tag and we are just now releasing the first visual… Take a listen for yourself and let me know what you think. Download the Album from iTunes NOW! Listen to the Album on AudioMack

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Top 25 Detroit Hip-Hop Artists in 2016

Top 25 Detroit Hip-Hop Artists in 2016

About a year ago, we posted a top ten list that received a lot of attention. This year’s Top 25 Detroit Hip-Hop Artists in 2016 list is probably going to be just as controversial, but any list is pretty controversial, so here goes nothing. Once again, this is merely the opinion of this site and none of the views are law. If you feel like other artists should have made this list, please comment and…

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The Economics of the “No Fly Zone” in Detroit

The Economics of the “No Fly Zone” in Detroit

In 2014, Hot 107.5’s Summer Jam headliner, Rick Ross, was met by a hundred people and not allowed to perform. Immediately the headlines read that he was the latest victim of Trick Trick’s “No Fly Zone” rule. The move was met with mixed reviews. Some people felt like people were spoiling the show while other’s enjoyed the power move and how dominant it made Detroit look. To pull this type of maneuver on one of the biggest…

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The Psychology Behind Detroit’s Crab In A Barrel Mentality

The Psychology Behind Detroit’s Crab In A Barrel Mentality

How often have you heard the saying that nobody really makes it out of Detroit, because people have a crab in a barrel or crab in the bucket mentality? Of course, this isn’t the truth for each and every person in the city, but the overall attitude is exactly what it’s said to be. For a city to be so big on materialism it is really small on opportunity and when desparity is met with…

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JP ONE Releases Visual For “Tha Calm…” and “Summer 16” (Remix)

JP ONE Releases Visual For “Tha Calm…” and “Summer 16” (Remix)

“Tha Calm Before Tha Storm” served to be just that. When JP ONE released “Murder By Numbers”, a seven-minute diss record aimed at foes old and new, the world could finally appreciate it’s predecessor. Heavy Rotation started out as an internet-only release, but it quickly grew legs in the streets and most of it was due to his remix of Drake’s hit, “Summer 16”, which demanded attention after calling out some people from his neighborhood, southwest…

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Letter To The Detroit Hip-Hop Community

Letter To The Detroit Hip-Hop Community

Hello my friends, I am writing this letter with the best intentions and in the hopes to shed light on our current situation and lack of representation in the wide world of music. Today is a new day. In light of my recent back and forth with an old “friend” and frequent collaborator, Big Gov, I have seen the light and the darkness which is Detroit Hip-Hop. Although the back and forth was healthy for…

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JP ONE Drops Scathing Diss Song Aimed At Maniyac and Big Gov

JP ONE Drops Scathing Diss Song Aimed At Maniyac and Big Gov

Tired of going back and forth on social media, JP ONE addresses his latest run ins on wax. His publicized issues with Big Gov have been talked about a lot lately and his recent spat with Ball Out Boy’s Maniyac has brought awareness to the fact that Maniyac went from being a “Stan” to being a hater. This is classic hip-hop.

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Real Motown Music Released To Great Reviews

Real Motown Music Released To Great Reviews

The album that everyone has been talking about the past few months is finally available to the public. Nep Jennings and JP ONE left no stone unturned on Real Motown Music. There has not been one review less than stellar and it doesn’t look like that’s going to change anytime soon. This is a great album by any standard. Check it out for yourself… #WESTILLWINNING

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